Wednesday, December 31, 2008

A Very Happy New Year to All of my Readers!

Let's hope we are all as cozy as the tomten in the shelter in this vintage New Year's card, and not like the one that has dropped all his wealth outside of warmth and safety!

Sunday, December 28, 2008

The Southern Highlanders

While some might quibble with the narrator being a local teacher who wants to bring the Scots descendents of the South into modern times, this is a lovely paean to the unique culture of the Southern Highlanders. May it rise again...

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Sunday, December 21, 2008

In Our Hands, Part 3: How To Lose What We Have (1950)

A truly prescient vision of the future as seen from 1950 and the perspective of what might happen should an authoritarian government take over the United States. The one thing they missed out on is the multiculturalism aspect...otherwise, it looks a lot like today, or what could happen the day after tomorrow.